Associations and Certifications

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process and continuous improvement services that center on enhancing the lives of the persons served. CARF International establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. New Oakland Family Centers has received five consecutive three-year CARF accreditations.
The mission of AACAP is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers. New Oakland and our physicians are proud to participate in AACAP programs and educational opportunities.


The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including intellectual disabilities and substance use disorders. It is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.
The mission of the Michigan Department of Community Health is to protect, preserve, and promote the health and safety of the people of Michigan with particular attention to providing for the needs of vulnerable and under-served populations. New Oakland is committed to close collaboration with MDCH and regional and county agencies to deliver high quality care that meets the needs of the communities we serve across Michigan.

Other associations and resources

Children with ADD —
Support, resources & information about ADD in children.

Community Mental Health Service Programs —
Information about the Michigan Association of CMH Boards and services in Michigan.

Michigan Association for Children’s Mental Health —
Advocacy for mental health services for children and families.

Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards —
Information about community mental health services in Michigan.

Michigan Association for Suicide Prevention —
State organization promoting increased awareness of suicide potential and resources for its prevention.

Michigan Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence —
Services and Resources in Michigan

Michigan Mental Health Association —
Advocacy for the mentally ill.

American Psychological Association —

Michigan Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors —

Michigan Association for Marriage & Family Therapy —

Michigan Association of School Psychologists —

Michigan Association of Social Workers —

Michigan Counseling Association —